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Aggies drop first conference home game since 2012

Aggies drop first conference home game since 2012

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

February 23, 2017


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The New Mexico State men’s basketball team has officially hit a major bump in the road. For the first time since Jan. 12, 2012, the Aggies lost a Western Athletic Conference basketball game on the Pan American Center parquet floor. The Aggies fell victim to another second-half scoring drought, this...

Baseball: The Time is Now

Baseball: The Time is Now

Joseph Fullbright, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


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When head coach Brian Green was hired by his alma mater in July of 2014, he knew that he was going to have his work cut out for him. In his first season at the helm, the New Mexico State Aggies baseball team lost 38 of their 50 games. That seems like an eternity ago as Green has completely turned the pr...

Gonzales: Do not be the reason Paul Weir leaves NMSU

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

“The Aggies can’t beat UNM.” “They don’t win any big non-conference games.” “Tickets are too expensive.” Those are only some of the excuses Aggie fans have used in recent memory as to why they don’t attend NMSU men’s basketball games like they used to when former coach Re...

Aggies on third-longest winning streak in the nation

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017


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What a difference a year makes. Through 19 games last season, the New Mexico State Aggies men’s basketball team was 11-8, having lost to UNM twice, Air Force, Wyoming, and UC-Irvine among others. In comes new head coach Paul Weir and with a majority of last year’s core still intact (minus the...

Aggies blow past Chicago State

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

February 4, 2017


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The streak has reached 20. Braxton Huggins led a first half barrage from behind the arc for the Aggies as NMSU jumped out to a 16-0 lead and were never threatened in an 86-51 win over the Chicago State Cougars Saturday night at the Pan American Center. The win marked the 20th straight victory for...

Aggies rout ENMU for tenth straight win

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

December 27, 2016


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                Hosting New Mexico State’s first ever Canada Night, Toronto native and NMSU head coach Paul Weir and his Aggies made the most of the occasion, routing D-II Eastern New Mexico by the score of 84-50 Tuesday night at the P...

Aggies win fourth-straight game

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

December 3, 2016


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Long Beach State has had one of the most brutal nine-game stretches to begin a season to recent college basketball history, and the final stop of the nine-game road trip that was 23,000 miles long ended in the same result as the first eight. The Aggies defeated LBSU 93-85 for their fourth-straight...

Garza Provides Spark as NMSU Beats Air Force

Garza Provides Spark as NMSU Beats Air Force

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


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NMSU head coach Paul Weir is already accomplishing things that his predecessor struggled with. Weir knocked off his first Mountain West opponent in his second try in a 78-70 win over the Air Force Academy Wednesday night in the Pan American Center. Marvin Menzies went 2-15 in last 17 games against...

Why Paul Weir Will Revitalize NMSU Basketball

Why Paul Weir Will Revitalize NMSU Basketball

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Last May, New Mexico State Director of Athletics Mario Moccia hired Paul Weir as the 25th head coach in men’s basketball history, replacing Marvin Menzies, who left the program after nine years to take the head coaching position at UNLV. Weir was made a finalist immediately as soon as the Menzies’...

Marlon Jones: The Rewarding Road Isn’t Always the Easiest

Marlon Jones: The Rewarding Road Isn’t Always the Easiest

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

The junior college route is never easy. It is a place that collegiate athletes prefer to avoid because it is not glorious. It is tough going to a college that are sometimes smaller than the high school they graduated from, playing in mostly empty gyms, a far cry from the Rupp Arenas or Cameron Indoor...

A New Era for NM State Basketball Begins

A New Era for NM State Basketball Begins

Joseph Fullbright, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

In the fall of 2004, a young 25-year old Canadian embarked on a 1,400-mile journey that would change his life forever. The head coach of the Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School basketball team all the way up in Etobicoke, Toronto, had a plan: attend graduate school in the United States and obtain...

NMSU Football Enters Bye Week Riding Three-Game Losing Streak

NMSU Football Enters Bye Week Riding Three-Game Losing Streak

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

October tends to be the month that makes or breaks the season for college football programs. This year, New Mexico State went into the month 1-3, but with a win against Louisiana-Lafayette on the first day of October, hopes of ending their 56-year bowl drought began to grow. Four weeks later, those hopes...

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